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Ribs

Parijsstraat 26, Leuven 3000, Belgium
016/236213
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Ranked #201 of 254 restaurants in Leuven
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Malta, Europe
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

The service was great, as was the steak I chose. I liked the flavored oil on each table but please do put a label on the bottles. Good thing I asked what was in the bottle (didn't recognize the peppers). The crème brulee is one of the best I ever tasted.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Went here on a Sunday night, the place was really busy and seemed nice and cozy. Had the BBQ ribs, because if the place is called ribs, you should. Enjoyed them! Not the greatest in the world, but (as you can read in one of my other reviews) most certainly not the worst. Friendly staff, who did a nice job... More

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Stafford, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Wonderful experience. Meal for 2 was simply delicious!! Ribs to die for, and even room for pudding which was equally as amazing! Definitely eating here again, can't recommend it enough!

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Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Very nice experience!!! We were a group of 6, had no reservation, the restaurant was full, yet the very friendly staff found a prompt solution, the steak archiduc was great, exactly how I expected, great choice of side orders, quick service, value for money, I liked the relaxed atmosphere, we had a very nice evening and will surely be back.

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Leuven, Belgium
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

I wish I had read these comments in advance before eating there. As other comments I was disappointed about the ribs which we got. I was surprised we got our meal so fast. It seemed indeed that these ribs were quickly warmed up again (poorly). It was a disappointment to eat ribs which were not really warm, realizing they were... More

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Germany
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We wanted to go to ll Piccantin but couldn't get a table so we by accident went to this restaurant. I had Ribs which were not really great. There wasn't really anything bad about them but it was just average, just what you get when you buy marinated ribs in the supermarket and put them in your own oven. Far... More

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Derby
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

As usual I had planned where to eat using Tripadvisor, unfortunately both Il Piccantino and La Vecchia Napoli were closed for their summer break. So we stumbled on Ribs. Staff were young lads primarily socialising with friends and other staff. My wife had probably the worst caesar salad we have ever experienced. My parents had barbecue chicken, much of which... More

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fille25r, Owner at Ribs, responded to this review

This is actually an incredible commentary, for the following reasons, as staff already working 11-hour morning should not eat? A toilet that stinks?? bad ceasar salads where we usually get very good criticism and our BBQ chicken that's bad this is hilarious ? . But when I see that in the 21 years that we have been open and do... More

Melbourne
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

Walked in here off the street unplanned. Ordered their only draught beer on tap, which arrived very flat. Then ordered some kind of mixed chicken and beef skewer. It was somewhere between lukewarm and cold served with tasteless green salad on the side that was no more than an afterthought. Asked for the bill was surprised to see an additional... More

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fille25r, Eigenaar at Ribs, responded to this review

The first thing on the menu is that whe dont accept any bank or credit cards and this is crystal clear, there are also no sings that we accept cards that you always see on the door or windows this already for 21 years What the food and beer is concerned I will not rule it tastes differ from person... More

The Hague, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
181 reviews 181 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We enjoyed an easy going dinner at the RIBS. We had seating on the outside terrace. The weather was great and we enjoyed it very much. With a glass of special Belgian beer and spare ribs (as much as you can) you're having a great time. Besides the spare ribs the're many more choices. Take a chance. We can really... More

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Mirano, Venezia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We arrived at Ribs in the noon, about 3pm so there was no guest, just the waitress. We sat and ordered and then we waited, and waited.. and waited...(meanwhile the waitress disappeared) We waited about 45 minutes!! We were very angry because when we asked "where are our hamburgers?" the waitress answered us: "the kitchen was busy, so you have... More

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